Natural resources
Housing hits wood jobs
March 2008
Saturday, March 01, 2008

Effects of a slumping housing market and cost of lumber have started showing in the state’s wood-product industry, with dozens of job cuts in central and southern Oregon announced in January.

 

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Crab numbers low
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

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By early January fishermen off Oregon’s coast had pulled in 7.7 million pounds of crab — a low number compared with some years, but better than hoped for following December’s massive storms.

 

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Storm nails private timber land
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

forest.jpgThe hurricane-force winds that hit coastal Oregon and Washington in December have long since dissipated, but damage estimates to private and state-owned forests are just now being calculated.

 

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At what cost?
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

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Real estate versus working timberland: Which will timber companies, and Oregonians, choose?

 

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Former L-P CEO authors book about 'Mama'
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

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HARRY A. MERLO, the legendary (at least in Oregon) and controversial former chairman and CEO of Louisiana-Pacific Corp., has steadfastly kept his privacy since he was fired from the giant wood-products company in 1995.

 

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